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ROBERT ARMSTRONG
Professor Emeritus, Health and Kinesiology
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Mail Stop: 4243
Office Phone: (979) 845-1333
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No longer in the college
Other Title: Assistant Department Head for Grad Programs
Primary Emphasis Area: Exercise Physiology
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Short Bio
Professional Experience: Assistant Professor of Health Sciences and Biology, Sargent College of Allied Health Professions and College of Liberal Arts, Boston University, 1973-1978

Associate Professor/Professor of Physiology, School of Medicine, Oral Roberts University, 1978-1983/ 1983-1985

Professor/Research Professor of Exercise Science and Director of the Muscle Biology Laboratory, School of Health and Human Performance, College of Education, University of Georgia, 1985-1990/1990-1992

Professor and Head of Health and Kinesiology and Director of the Muscle Biology Laboratory, College of Education, Joint Appointment in the Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, Texas A&M University, 1992-1997

Distinguished Professor of Health and Kinesiology, Chair of the Division of Kinesiology, Director of the Muscle Biology Laboratory, College of Education, Joint Appointment in the Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, Texas A&M University, 1997-2000

Distinguished Professor and Head of Health and Kinesiology, Director of the Muscle Biology Laboratory, College of Education, Joint Appointment in the Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, Texas A&M University, 2000-present

 

Area(s) of Emphasis
Kinesiology
Research Interests
Exercise Induced Skeletal Muscle Injury
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Ingalls, C.P., Wende, J.C., Nofal, T. & Armstrong, R. (2004). Adaptation to lengthening contraction-induced injury in mouse muscle. Journal of Applied Physiology, 97: 1067-1076.

2. Ingalls, C.P., Warren, G.L., Zhang, J.Z., Hamilton, S.L., & Armstrong, R.B. (2004). Dihydropyridine and ryanodine receptor binding after eccentric contractions in mouse skeletal muscle. Journal of Applied Physiology, 96, 1619-1625.

3. Rathbone, C.R., Wenke, J.C., Warren, G.L., & Armstrong, R.B. (2003). Importance of satellite cells in the strength recovery after eccentric contraction-induced muscle injury. American Journal of Physiology, 285, 1490-1495.

4. Lesniewski, L.A., Miller, T.A., & Armstrong, R.B. (2003). Mechanisms of force lost in diabetic mouse skeletal muscle. Muscle & Nerve, 28, 493-500.

5. Clark, M., Reed, D.B., Crouse, S.F., & Armstrong, R.B. (2003). Pre- and post-season dietary intake, body composition, and performance indices of NCAA Division I female soccer players. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 13, 303-319.

6. Warren, G.L., Ingalls, C.P., & Armstrong, R.B. (2002). Temperature dependency of force loss and Ca2+homestasis in mouse EDL muscle after eccentric contractions. American Journal of Physiology, 282: R1122-R1132.

7. Warren, G.L., Ingalls, C.P., Lowe, D.A., & Armstrong, R.B. (2002). What mechanisms contribute to the functional changes during and in the recovery from skeletal muscle injury? Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 32, 58-64. *

8. Delp, M.D., R.B. Armstrong, D.A. Godfrey, M.H. Laughlin, C.D. Ross and M.K. Wilkerson. (2001). Exercise increases blood flow to locomotor, vestibular, cardiorespiratory, and visual regions of the brain in miniature swine. Journal of Physiology (London). Diss

9. Warren, G.L., Hermann, K.M., Ingalls, C.P. , Masselli, M.R. and Armstrong, R.B. (2000). . Decreased EMG median frequency during a second bout of eccentric contractions. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 32: 820-829,.

10. Ingalls, C.P., G.L. Warren, and R.B. Armstrong. Intracellular Ca2+ transients in mouse soleus muscle after hindlimb unloading and reloading. J. Appl. Physiol. 87:386-390, 1999.

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts
No current grants/contracts
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Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Joseph Wenke (Spring, 2003), Ph.D.
Yoonjung Park (Fall, 2006), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (1999 - 2006). Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise

Assoc Editor (1985 - 1987). Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise

Editorial Board Member (1979 - 1993). Journal of Applied Physiology

Awards

(2003). Texas ACSM Honor Award. 

(2003). Outstanding Faculty Mentoring Award.  TAMU College of Education and Human Development

(1999). Research.  AFS Distinguished Achievement Award

(1998). Fellow.  American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education

(1997). Citation Award.  American College of Sports Medicine

(1995). Distinguished Professor.  TAMU

(1994). Distinguished Research Fellow.  TAMU College of Education

(1992). Scholar Award.  Southeast American College of Sports Medicine

(1990). Research Award for Creative Science.  Lamar Dodd Award, University of Georgia

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